Tag Archives: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs

President Biden Tasks OMB to Lead Modernization of Federal Regulatory Reviews

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President Biden has issued a memo calling for a review of government policies to modernize federal regulatory procedures. The OMB director must also identify ways the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs could have “a more proactive role“ in working with agencies to promote, explore and undertake initiatives related to the regulatory process.

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Ron Ross: NIST Awaits OMB Approval of Special Publication 800-53 Revision 5

Ron Ross, a National Institute of Standards and Technology fellow, said NIST is waiting for the Office of Management and Budget’s office of information and regulatory affairs to finish its final review and approve Special Publication 800-53, revision 5 to begin soliciting public comments on six cybersecurity documents, Federal News Network reported Tuesday.

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Howard Shelanski: White House Releases Mobile App for Regulatory Status Check

The White House has unveiled a mobile application designed to help people view information about the status of agency regulations via the federal government’s RegInfo  website. Howard Shelanski, administrator of the White House’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, wrote in a blog post published Wednesday that the RegInfo Mobile app is available for both Android …

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Working Group Issues Govt Greenhouse Gas Accounting Guidance

The Interagency Working Group on the Social Cost of Greenhouse Gases has issued updated guidance designed to bolster the government’s methodology for how to account and track GHGs. Howard Shelanski, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs administrator, and Jay Shambaugh, Council of Economic Advisers member, wrote in a blog post published Friday the …

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Tangherlini, Shelanski, Deese Receive Senate Confirmations

The U.S. Senate has unanimously approved the nominations of government agency leaders Dan Tangherlini, Howard Shelanski and Brian Deese, GovExec reported Thursday. Charles Clark writes the Senate confirmed Tangherlini as General Services Administration chief, Shelanski as the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs administrator and Deese as the Office of …

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